Minor in Visual Communication Design

Students explore design theory, design thinking methods, professional practices, design culture, and histories of art and design. Visual communication design courses encompass a variety of media and forms and include group work, client-based projects, print design, interactive development, and user experience design.

The minor in Visual Communication Design requires successful completion of a minimum of six courses and 18 credits with an IAD or VCD prefix (see exceptions below and note that some ART courses and PHOTO 141 will also count toward the minor).

Courses ineligible for this minor include:

VCD 270 Introduction to Corporate Communication Design
VCD 370 The Relationship of Design and Business
ART courses (except ART 110, ART 113, and ART 305)
MOGR courses
PHOTO courses (except PHOTO 141)

Students majoring in Digital Marketing may not minor in Visual Communication Design.

All course prerequisites must be met to be eligible to take the selected course for a minor. Please see the chair of the Department of Visual Communication Design for more information. General information regarding minor requirements may be found in the Minors section of the catalog.